In the first film, Jill Scott was in the midst of going through a divorce, just as her character was undergoing a break-up with her husband. In this one, she had just had a baby, just as her character Sheila did in this movie.
Janet Jackson learned of her brother's death on 25 June 2009 while filming. Production briefly halted following the death of Michael Jackson. When filming resumed, Janet Jackson channeled the grief and sadness into her acting.
The biggest difficulty with filming the nighttime scenes in the Bahamas, was the amount of mosquitoes and fireflies attracted by the production's lights.
Its opening weekend gross of thirty million makes it the third highest opening for a self-directed Tyler Perry film.
Producers scouted locations for 15 days before finding the final vacation home in the Bahamas.